Q.1)‘Green Taxes’ in India can be seen as an incentive to lessen environmental burden and preserve the environment. Discuss (15 Marks - 250 Words)
Why this question? - Recently, the Union Ministry for Road Transport and Highways has approved a proposal to levy a “Green Tax” on old vehicles which are polluting the environment.
Key demand of the question - Discuss how green tax will act as an incentive to lessen environmental burden and preserve the environment. Also suggest some eco friendly alternatives that can replace pollution causing goods in the long term.
Directive - Discuss is an all-encompassing one. One has to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them.
Intro - Define what is a ‘Green Tax’
- Case of India - Products or resources on which it is levies
Way ahead - Finding eco friendly alternate as a long term solution
Conclusion - Summarize based on above question